Illegal mining case: CBI searches on former minister’s house in UP

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Illegal mining case: CBI searches on former minister's house in UP

The Central Investigative Bureau (CBI ) conducts research on the illegal mining scam at different places in a growth that can have far-reaching political consequences. Gayatri Prajapati, an former minister to the government of Akhilesh Yadav in Amethi, is being investigated at his home.

The CBI conducts searches across the nation at 22 places, including in Amethi three former Minister Gayatri Prajapati. Samajwadi’s leader and former head of the UP, Akhilesh Yadav, will play the part in the scanner.

From 2012 to 2017 Akhilesh Yadav was Uttar Pradesh chief minister, and from 2012 to 2013 the state minister. Illegal mining occurred from 2012 to 2016.A total of 22 tenders were approved between 2012 and 2016 by the UP Government, according to sources in the Central Bureau of Investigation, CBI, India Today TV is currently examining. Of these, 14 gone between 2012 and 2013 during the period of Akhilesh Yadav.

Sources indicate that 14 of the 22 lease breaches occurred during the term of Gayatri Prajapati as Minister for the Mining and the others.The Agency thinks that when they were ministers both Akhilesh and Prajapati gave their consent. Every lease had the Chief Minister’s permission. In accordance with these regulations, all Rs 5 lakh and above rents were to receive proper permission from the CM office.

The CBI had previously carried out searches in connection with illegal mining at several sites in Uttar Pradesh and Delhi in January.Senior officials ‘ homes were searched by the CBI, including the IAS Officers B Chandralekha in Hamirpur, who worked as DMs for Bijnor, Bulandshahar and Meerut.In an illegally mining scam under the Akhilesh Yadav govt in Utar Pradesh Chandralekha has previously been scanned.

Among the accused are SP MLC, Ramesh Mishra, his brother, Ram Ashray Prajapati, Ambika Hamirpur’s Tiwari, Ram Avatar Singh mining clerk and his relative and Sanjay Dikshit.

According to the Sonding Agency, during the period 2012-2016 these officers reportedly permitted illegal mining. “It is an unlawful grant of new leases and permitted obstructed periods by the accused and other individuals who were appointed to extortion from renters, and cash from carriers of minerals,” the agency stated.

Previously, in five counties of Utar Pradesh, including Shamli, Hamirpur, Fatehpur, Siddharth Nagar and Deoria, the Allahabad Higher Court had directed CBI to perform investigations into allegations of illegal sand mining.